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1 in 8 U.S. Women Binge Drinks

Reported by Dr. Katherine Day Rose: One in eight American women engages in binge drinking, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And among high school girls, the rate increases to one in five.
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Australia ranks high in breast cancer survival

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Australian women with breast cancer are more likely to be alive three years after diagnosis than women in a range of other high-income countries, a large population-based study shows.

Via Susan Zager
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Australia is pretty awesome.

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Jeremy E Harrison's curator insight, November 13, 2013 4:29 PM

This gives hope for women who develop breast cancer in their lives becuase of Australia's greater chance of survival for women with breast cancer.

Nicholas Grozdanov's curator insight, November 13, 2013 9:17 PM

This article shows that Australia has one of the highest rates of survivng breast cancer. The statistics show found overall three-year survival was highest in Australia (92%) which is great news for current breat cancer patients.

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Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia: an overview (AIHW)

Cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples of Australia: an overview (AIHW) | Aaron's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
Brings together the most up-to-date data available from a wide range of sources to describe the status of cancer in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.
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Lehman HS students take part in anti-underage drinking campaign - News 12 Bronx (registration)

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News 12 Bronx (registration) Lehman HS students take part in anti-underage drinking campaign News 12 Bronx (registration) Lehman High School students took part in a bottle tagging campaign that urges parents to talk to their teens about the risks...

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Nearly half of the college binge drinkers have five or more alcohol related problems on campus. They may be caught by campus security, partake in vandalism or other destructive activities.

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SAPD: Man stabbed after eight-hour drinking binge - KENS 5 TV

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SAPD: Man stabbed after eight-hour drinking binge
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The men were allegedly drinking for nearly eight hours on Wednesday outside an apartment in the 7300 block of Hanzi Drive.
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A man was stabbed after he soent 8 hours drinking.

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Deputy drives after drinking, flips BSO vehicle, report says - Sun-Sentinel

Deputy drives after drinking, flips BSO vehicle, report says - Sun-Sentinel | Aaron's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
Deputy drives after drinking, flips BSO vehicle, report says Sun-Sentinel Broward Sheriff's Office Deputy Peter Sepot, 26, was ordered suspended for 20 days without pay last month for driving after drinking and then crashing an unmarked patrol car,...
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Deputy Peter Sepot, 26, was ordered suspended for 20 days without pay last month for driving after drinking and then crashing an unmarked patrol car, according to an Internal Affairs report.

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Can Binge Drinking Hurt Your Heart? - Men's Health News

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Can Binge Drinking Hurt Your Heart?
Men's Health News
Researchers performed a cardiovascular workup on college kids who reported binge drinking—that's five or more drinks within a 2-hour period—and those who abstained.
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Re-think your weekend plans: Binge drinking now could wreck your heart in the future, reports a new study in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

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Scientists find gene link to teenage binge drinking

Scientists find gene link to teenage binge drinking | Aaron's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have unpicked the brain processes involved in teenage alcohol abuse and say their findings help explain why some young people have more of a tendency to binge drink.
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I found this was related to the topic because it involves binge drinking and teenagers.

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Paige Gervaise's curator insight, April 11, 2013 7:18 PM

scientist found a gene that explains why young adults and/or teenages have the need to drink

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Screening smokers could double rate of survival (Aus)

Screening smokers could double rate of survival (Aus) | Aaron's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
Screening heavy smokers annually for lung cancer could save 1500 lives a year in Australia, but it could also lead to scores of false positive results and unnecessary biopsies, doctors say.

Via ReGenUC
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This can help save people with cancer.

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Jeremy E Harrison's curator insight, November 13, 2013 4:13 PM

I think this is a great but can also become an expensive extra for smokers, but i suppose if the smokers are smoking in the first place they should pay the price either saving their own life through x-ray or through quitting smoking altogether.

Joel Roberts's curator insight, November 14, 2013 2:07 PM

This article "Screening smokers could double rate of survival (aus)" talks about if screening occured throughh heavy smokers it could save up to 1500 lives per year in australia. This could help smokers to relise what their doing is wrong and is killing them.

 

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Romano Dias dies after drinking from sports bottle containing $60K of crystal meth - The Australian

Romano Dias dies after drinking from sports bottle containing $60K of crystal meth - The Australian | Aaron's Yr 9 Journal | Scoop.it
Romano Dias dies after drinking from sports bottle containing $60K of crystal meth
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... a bottle containing $60,000 AUD of crystal meth believing it was a sports drink.
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43 Students Charged With Underage Drinking At Party - W*USA 9

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43 Students Charged With Underage Drinking At Party
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(WUSA9) -- Arlington County Police say 43 high school students were charged with underage drinking at a party over the weekend.
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A group of students were drinking underage at a party, they got arrested.

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Underage Drinking Ban, Historic Tree, Madison High Ranking Top Local News - Patch.com

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Underage Drinking Ban, Historic Tree, Madison High Ranking Top Local News Patch.com A new law that prohibits underage drinking on private property in Madison with some exceptions won't take effect until after Drew University's May 17 commencement...
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A new law that prohibits underage drinking on private property in Madison with some exceptions won't take effect until after Drew University's May 17 commencement because of concerns the law could give students pause when considering calling for medical help if needed.

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Binge drinking in college may lead to heart problems later in life - CBS News

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Binge drinking in college may lead to heart problems later in life
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All that partying in college may have taken a toll on the ticker.
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A small study shows that binge drinking at a young age can cause immediate changes to blood circulation that can lead a healthy young adult to develop risk factors that trigger heart disease down the road.

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1 in 8 U.S. Women Binge Drinks

Reported by Dr. Katherine Day Rose: One in eight American women engages in binge drinking, according to a new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. And among high school girls, the rate increases to one in five.
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I found this related because it involves binge drinking and women. 

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